Karyn Molnar could be considered a trailblazer. Her career with KPMG spanned nearly 31 years beginning in 1974. She rose through the ranks to become one of the first women promoted to audit partner. She retired in 2005 as a government services partner. Her client list included the City of St. Louis, St. Louis County, Madison County, the Government of the District of Columbia, the U.S. Treasury Department, The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Karyn’s professional affiliations included the AICPA, the Association of Government Accountants, the Missouri Society of CPA’s, for which she served as president, and the Government Finance Officers’ Association, for which she served as a member of the Special Review Committee for the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. Ms. Molnar’s involvement with her community and alma mater included service on the Boards of Trustees of Southeastern University, the SIUE Foundation, the Washington Ballet, and the YWCA of Metropolitan St. Louis. She is a lifetime member of the SIUE Alumni Association and was instrumental in mentoring and hiring SIUE students. She is also a member of the 2009 SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame.